There were plenty of big games to watch yesterday and two of them happened to involve Manchester United taking on Liverpool and Barcelona up against Real Madrid. For Manchester United, it was an embarrassing defeat as Liverpool ran riot at the Theater of Dreams while Barcelona on the other hand were beaten 2-1 by their arch rival Real Madrid.
1. He might be the 'physical' midfielder Koeman is looking for. We've known for months that Ronald Koeman's alleged board requests for the recruitment of a Georginio Wijnaldum-type midfielder. Barcelona's success was largely due to players like Yaya Toure and Seydou Keita; with Ilaix Moriba's departure, the club no longer had a player with their profile.
Barcelona and Manchester United are experiencing difficult times with their performance this season. Many hours ago, Ronald Koeman and FC Barcelona suffered another disappointing defeat at Camp Nou to Real Madrid. On the other hand, Ole Gunnar and Manchester United were embarrassed by Liverpool at Old Trafford.
The Spanish based club Barcelona continued their shambolic run of form as they suffered an embarrassing 2 - 1 loss to Real Madrid in a crunch encounter between both clubs. The Spanish giants Barcelona were the huge favourites to emerge victorious due to their previous home results and records against Real Madrid.
Spanish giant, Barcelona will be hosting their long-time rival, Real Madrid at Camp Nou on Sunday. Koeman will be hoping to maintain Barcelona's winning run after beating Valencia on Sunday night. Real Madrid is currently second on the table with 17 points after 8 games, they would want to go top of the league.
A win over Valencia on Sunday may have given Barcelona fans hope that all is not lost. Barcelona produced an impressive performance against Valencia on Sunday after suffering two consecutive defeats against Benfica and Atletico Madrid. The Spanish Gaints came from behind to defeat Valencia 3-1 in the La Liga, thanks to goals from Ansu Dati, Memphis Depay, and Phillip Coutinho.
Barcelona coach would be making a huge mistake that could finally get him sacked if he makes a weak selection that performs poor against Real Madrid in tomorrow's match. If Barcelona lose against Real Madrid, Ronald Koeman will be the first Barça manager to lose 3 consecutive El Classico matches over the past 85 years.
Real Madrid and Barcelona played their first El Clasico encounter this season which saw Los Blancos come out victorious with a 2-1 win at the Camp Nou. This result further puts more pressure on Ronald Koeman's career as Barca's head coach. Koeman is the first Barcelona manager in 81 years to lose his first three El Clasico.
The first of the two biggest fixture of the 2021/2022 La Liga campaign, dubbed the "EL Clasico" will take place this Sunday 24th October at Camp Nou. Fresh from their respective European conquest, which ended in victories for both teams, Barcelona will renew their always high tempo match against Real Madrid in a battle of who is the greatest in La Liga.
Ronald Koeman's Barcelona face Real Madrid in El Clasico on Sunday, in a game that could make or break his stay in the Camp Nou dugout. After eight games, La Blaugrana are in eighth place, while Carlo Ancelotti's men have dropped out of first place after taking just one point from their past two games.
Fc Barcelona is one of the clubs every player dream to sign for, Barcelona is also regarded as one of the most valuable clubs. After Messi's departure to PSG, Barcelona squad came crumbling after even the signing of Depay and aguero could not bring them to their former glory.
Pablo Martin Paez Gavira, who is commonly known as Gavi, is just one of the many talented young players from La Masia academy that are currently trying to fill the void created by the departure of many key players from Barcelona first-team squad this season. The 17 years old midfielder became the youngest footballer to ever play for the Spanish national team after starting yesterday's 2-1 victory over Italy in the semi-final of the UEFA Nations League, and he had what could be described as an impressive International debut.
Laporta made a statement that he is proud that Koeman remains the coach of Barcelona and he said that he discussed it with Xavi because he is a friend, the same way he talks to Guardiola. These are the reasons why Barcelona fans should be angry about what Laporta said.
Barcelona haven't beaten Real Madrid in their last 4 meetings and have lost to their arch-rival in 3 of those games. Facing Carlo Ancelloti men has come at a tough time when Barcelona are still struggling for form and haven't beaten a top club since Ronald Koeman took over.
Barcelona has hit out at the “violent and scornful acts” that head manager Ronald Koeman was subjected to as he sought to leave Camp Nou on Sunday afternoon after Barcelona's loss to Real Madrid. Koeman became the only Barcelona manager in 81 years to lose his first three El Clasicos, coming after Madrid’s 2-1 win.
Ronald Koeman has made it clear that his future still depends on the 3 next matches, the last one being against Madrid. Coincidentally, Xavi’s Al Sadd also play a cup final that week. After that date, the Qatari club would facilitate his departure.
Former Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum joined Paris Saint Germain as a free agent this summer, he decided to leave the English premier league club after his contract expired. It seems like he made the right decision by moving to Paris Saint Germain this summer, the French club have a lot of top players and you will surely fight for your place in the first team.
When Barcelona's forward line regained some of its members from the treatment room, Koeman predicted that everything would improve, and he wasn't wrong, as Ansu Fati made his first start of the season and had a major impact on the game. The teenage winger used the international break to improve his fitness, and it paid off.
Barcelona manager, Ronald Koeman has announced a 23-man squad to face Real Madrid in Sunday’s El Clasico at Camp Nou. Photo Credit: Goggle ( Barcelona Logo). The manager named the squad in a post via Barcelona’s official website on Saturday. Barcelona head to the game following a 1-0 victory over Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Barcelona has face defeats in three consecutive games. They are to play against Valencia tomorrow evening at Camp Nou. The clubs are also likely to face Dynamo Kyiv in the Champions League. Afterwards, welcome Real Madrid to Catalonia for the first time of the season. Camp Nou won't say anything about the limit on attendance for the run, but it is not known yet how many football fans will turn up for the games.